Dave Makower

223 Balboa Dr.
Milpitas, CA 95035

Work Phone: 408-974-2640
Email: davemak@mac.com
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Professional Objective

To obtain a position as a senior software developer or architect in an environment where I can apply all of my software development skills, from hands-on coding to team leadership/mentorship, collaborative project planning, system architecture/design, and software process improvement.

Technology Skills

Programming Languages: Java, Objective-C, C, C++, Python/Jython, JavaScript, ActionScript, Tcl/Tk, Perl, Pascal, Ada, Lingo, LISP, UNIX Shells (bash, csh, sh), SQL.

Software Engineering Methodologies/Techniques/Frameworks: eXtreme Programming (XP), Scrum, UML, Design Patterns, CRC, Use Cases, Booch/RUP, Capability Maturity Model (CMM).

Web/Internet Technology: HTTP, XML, XSL-T, XSL-FO, Java Servlet API, JSP, FTP, HTML, JMS, Tomcat, Apache, JBoss, Xerces, Xalan, FOP, WebObjects, WebLogic, CGI, TCP/IP.

Operating Systems: UNIX (Mac OS X, Solaris, Linux, SCO, AIX), Windows 95/98/NT/2000.

Tools: IntelliJ IDEA, Xcode, Subversion, CVS, Ant, Junit, Velocity, Log4J, CodeWarrior, Emacs, Rational Rose, Together Control Center, TOPLink, EOModeler, StarTeam, Aqua Data Studio.

Employment History

Senior Software Engineer
Apple Computer, Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
June 2005-Present

Chief Software Architect
Walker Digital (Stamford, CT)
September 2004-June 2005

Chief Software Architect
GameShow24.com (owned and controlled by Walker Digital) (Stamford, CT)
November 2001-September 2004

Technical Team Lead
Skillgames, Inc. (owned and controlled by Walker Digital) (New York, NY)
January 2001-November 2001

Director of Software Engineering
Shooting Gallery Interactive (New York, NY)
September 2000-January 2001

Senior Developer/Architect
iClick, Inc. (now ProAct Technologies) (White Plains, NY)
May 1999-September 2000

Lead Developer, Core Development Team, Application Server Division
Information Architects (New York, NY)
February 1999-May 1999

Internet Technologist/Web Developer
Pencom Web Works (now known as Xtivia, Inc.) (New York, NY)
January 1996-February 1999

Additional Experience


Studied Jazz Composition with William Thomas McKinley and George Russell at The New England Conservatory of Music from 1985-1987, with significant coursework in classical and jazz theory and arranging